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Stereotactic Systems, Frame-Guided, Radiosurgical, Linear Accelerator

Definition : Radiosurgical frame-guided stereotactic computer-aided surgical systems designed to aid in the performance of surgical procedures from the exterior of the body using a single high dose of ionizing radiation provided by linear accelerators (i.e., linac). These systems typically combine medical imaging, a rigid frame (e.g., a headframe) attached to the patient body for guidance, dedicated computer software, and a dedicated linear accelerator with a movable gantry and a single or multileaf collimator. Standard linacs may also be adapted for limited radiosurgery applications. Frame-guided radiosurgical linac stereotactic systems are mainly intended for use in neurosurgery (e.g., for brain, neck, and spinal tumors) and less frequently for other intracranial malformations.

Entry Terms : "Linear Accelerator Frame-Guided Radiosurgical Stereotactic Systems" , "Stereotactic Systems, Radiosurgical, Linear Accelerator"

UMDC code : 27319

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Accuray Inc

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Accuray is the premier radiation oncology company that develops, manufactures and sells personalized innovative treatment solutions that set the standard of care, with the aim of helping patients live longer, better lives.

Varian Medical Systems Inc

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Varian Medical Systems, Inc., headquartered globally in Palo Alto, California, is the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy. The company supplies informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices.

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